VP – Information Security
Posted on 3/19/2024
Netskope

1,001-5,000 employees

Global cybersecurity leader providing Zero Trust cloud, data, and network
Company Overview
Netskope, a prominent player in global cybersecurity, offers a unique blend of cloud, data, and network security solutions, underpinned by Zero Trust principles, which sets them apart from competitors. Their Intelligent Security Service Edge (SSE) platform provides unparalleled visibility into cloud, web, and private application activity, trusted by over 25 Fortune 100 companies. The company's commitment to partnerships with other industry leaders further enhances their ability to secure customers' cloud journeys, demonstrating their adaptability to evolving threats, technology shifts, and regulatory changes.
Cybersecurity
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series G

Total Funding

$1.5B

Founded

2012

Headquarters

Santa Clara, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

17%

2 year growth

40%
Locations
St. Louis, MO, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Management
CategoriesNew
IT & Security
Cybersecurity
Requirements
  • Extensive experience in cybersecurity or information security, with a focus on security operations, risk management, and compliance.
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to effectively manage and motivate teams, drive consensus, and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong understanding of security frameworks, standards, and regulations (e.g., NIST Cybersecurity Framework, PCI DSS, HIPAA) and their application within an enterprise environment.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate complex security concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and requirements.
  • Industry certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, or equivalent are highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in security technologies and tools, including SIEM, IDS/IPS, endpoint protection, firewalls, DLP, and encryption.
  • Background and experience in Application Security and Incident Response
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think critically and make sound decisions under pressure.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and professional development, staying informed about emerging security threats, trends, and technologies.
Responsibilities
  • Strategic Planning: Partner with the CISO and senior security leadership to develop and implement strategic plans and initiatives that align with Netskope's overall security objectives and business priorities.
  • Leadership: Should be an influential leader that will inspire and coordinate with teams, partner with other managers and leaders of the office, be adept at strategic resource management and overseeing office operations.
  • Program Management: Lead and/or support key security programs and projects, ensuring timely delivery, effective resource allocation, and alignment with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Performance Monitoring: Support the definition, monitoring and analysis of security metrics, KPIs, and trends to track the effectiveness of security controls, identify areas for improvement, and report on the overall security posture to senior leadership.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with other departments and teams, including Engineering, Program Management, Product Management, Corporate Engineering, Legal, Human Resources, and Finance, to integrate security requirements into business processes, projects, and initiatives.
  • Incident Response and Investigation: Support incident response activities, including incident triage, investigation, containment, remediation, and post-incident analysis.
  • Training and Development: Support the training, development, and relationships of pathways into cyber security and programs.
  • Office and Field Support: Support and host executive briefings and other events with customers, prospects, and peers.